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Economic Development

  • Social Entrepreneurship for Developmentby Margaret Brindle; Ron Layton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    This book presents a fresh approach to poverty alleviation by bridging the fields of international development and social entrepreneurship. The authors present a six-step model for developing an IP business positioning strategy that allows developing country producers to position themselves better as owners of retail brands in foreign market countries.... more...

  • The Multilateral Trading System and Human Rightsby Mihir Kanade

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book contributes an original theory to understanding human rights and international trade. It offers the ‘governance space’ framework for analysing the linkages and normative relationships between the multilateral trading system (MTS) and human rights regimes. Drawing upon key case studies, the author identifies connecting strands as also gaps... more...

  • Technology and the Environment in State-Socialist Hungaryby Viktor Pál

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This book explains how and why the state-socialist regime in Hungary used technology and propaganda to foster industrialization and the conservation of natural resources simultaneously. Further, this book explains why this process was ultimately a failure. By exploring the environmental pre-history of communist Hungary before analyzing the economic... more...

  • Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index 2017by Zoltan J. Acs; László Szerb; Ainsley Lloyd

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 51.36

    This brief presents a detailed look at the entrepreneurial ecosystem of nations around the wold by combining individual data with institutional components. Presenting data from the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI), which measures the quality and scale of entrepreneurial process from 137 countries world-wide, this book provides... more...

  • Managing in Developing Countriesby Betty Jane Punnett

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    This book considers management theories and approaches specifically in the context of developing countries. In recent years, international business scholarship has increased its focus on the developing world, which represents 80 percent of the global population and has doubled its share of value-added trade in the past two decades. This text will... more...

  • BRICS or Bust?by Hartmut Elsenhans; Salvatore Babones

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    This book argues that Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa must invest in the productivity of ordinary citizens to avoid or escape the middle-income trap. While the policies in service of this goal are not particularly controversial, the authors find that elite privilege has blocked their implementation, putting the future of key developing... more...

  • The Future: Slow Down or Go Faster?by Ron Immink

    Oak Tree Press 2017; US$ 4.25

    A perspective on predicting the future - future trends, unpredictability, the mindset and some tools and books to use - brought to you by Bookbuzz and Strategy Crowd. more...

  • Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africaby Mike O. Odey; Toyin Falola

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    A fundamental question about contemporary Africa is why does Africa remain so poor, long after the departure of the European Colonial domination and in the midst of so many natural resources? Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of the persistent issue of poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa and makes recommendations for... more...

  • The Three Levels of Sustainabilityby Elena Cavagnaro; George H | Curiel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 34.95

    This book aims to provide the missing link in current debates around sustainability. The role of business, governments, NGOS and multilateral institutions are widely covered and many books discuss their possible actions, strategies and roles. But all of these organizations are made up of individuals. And it is individuals who will need to steer society... more...

  • Decent Work, Green Jobs and the Sustainable Economyby Peter Poschen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    The challenges of achieving environmental sustainability and of generating decent work for all are closely linked. In this timely book, Poschen argues that an integrated approach to tackle these challenges is a necessity: the goal of environmentally sustainable economies will not be attained without the active contribution of the world of work. Decent... more...